Missouri State University-Springfield

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Missouri State University-Springfield can be found in Springfield, MO, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Missouri State University-Springfield has around twenty four thousand students enrolled yearly.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Missouri State University-Springfield. A score in the range of 1040 to 1240 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Missouri State University-Springfield average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 88% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Missouri State University-Springfield, from which 40 percent choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Missouri State University-Springfield acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 80%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at missouristate.edu.

Overall Missouri State University-Springfield Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Missouri State University-Springfield was reported as 87.9% in Fall 2020 with over 7,580 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Missouri State University-Springfield?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Missouri State University-Springfield is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Missouri State University-Springfield has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 84.4%
  • 2017-2018: 84.0%
  • 2018-2019: 85.0%
  • 2019-2020: 87.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 79.9%

How Does Missouri State University-Springfield Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Missouri State University-Springfield is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Arkansas77.1%
University of Central Missouri65.0%
University of Missouri-Columbia80.7%
Arkansas Tech University94.7%
University of Missouri-Kansas City61.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Missouri State University-Springfield (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math520 - 620
Total Score1040 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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